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Jan. 24, 2017
HCC to Host Advanced Manufacturing and STEM Careers Expo
WELDON, N.C. – On Thursday, April 13, Halifax Community College (HCC), with support from the Roanoke Valley Chamber of Commerce and local school districts, will host an Advanced Manufacturing and STEM Careers Awareness Day.

From 9 a.m. until 2 p.m., residents and students will have the opportunity to meet with leaders in the advanced manufacturing industry, as well as leaders in STEM careers, to learn more about opportunities available. Participants will have the opportunity to discover career pathways that will help guide students in to the multiple fields, as well as learn about the degrees available to further their careers.

STEM careers, or Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, are focused on in-depth problem solving and unique solution paths that further all fields. Some of these careers include industrial and civil engineers, medical scientists, computer designers, and economists. Advanced Manufacturing careers use innovative technology to improve or enhance current products or processes. These careers include robotics, nanotechnology, electromechanical equipment.

For more information about this event, please contact Nichole Pitchford at 252-536-7226 or tpitchford286@halifaxcc.edu.
Halifax Community College's Mission
Halifax Community College strives to meet the diverse needs of our community by providing high-quality, accessible and affordable education and services for a rapidly changing and globally competitive marketplace.
Media Contact: Molly Wallace, Director of Public Relations & Marketing, mwallace786@halifaxcc.edu, 252-538-4319